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Address: 2100 Strand, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis...
A lively strip in the heart of historic Galveston feautures pubs, delis and specialty shops.
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Strolling the strand with a group of high school teens was enjoyed by everybody! Plenty of T-shirt, caps and jewelry stores where they stocked up. But they also enjoyed the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Bryan, Texas

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Blanchard, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to shop and u can also drink while u shop!! There was one shop we went to that had everything 50% off I walked out with 10 shirts and a purse for $50. Wonderful amd friendly people not like the ones u find on the seawall.

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Bryan, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Strolling the strand with a group of high school teens was enjoyed by everybody! Plenty of T-shirt, caps and jewelry stores where they stocked up. But they also enjoyed the unique gift shops of all types, and the eateries. Plenty to do and see in and out of air conditioned shops when you need a break from the sun. Especially... More 

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Galveston Island, Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The strand has a lot to offer both tourists and locals. Lots of fun shops and restaurants. It has a unique style along with several attractions to see.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Awesome tee shirt designs and other great items for a good price! To top it off the people there are amazing and just walking the strand is so much fun! Very much recommend!

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Plano, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It's always fun to see what new shops have come up from uear to year. Tjis woukd be year 12 and I love a little boutique calle COUTURE COUTEUX They have the most unusual fashion that I've only see in magazines. And I love that I can have my pick as can my junior girls. Don't let the "smoke" shop... More 

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took the short drive to the Strand from our hotel on the island and quickly found a two hour parking spot despite how busy it was. We thoroughly enjoyed going into many of the unique shops and became especially enthralled by the Nautical Store which is filled with many nautical artifacts of all kinds. We then... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Fun, little old town near the port. Loads of shops, night spots and casual dining as well as antique and art stores. Fun to see the historical buildings and the history there.

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Red Oak, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Fun to kill a little time, mostly a lot of tourist shops, some decent restaurants. Just looking at the old architecture is a good time (if you like that kind of thing). Made a great comeback following IKE, high water marks indicated on some of the buildings.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Over priced items everywhere. Most of the people serving was nice... I will not come back.. Buildings was nice tho

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Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

A trendy little retail area in Galveston. Most of the establishments follow the old style them and the gaslight lanterns make for a great touch. We love going to LA Kings, its an amazing Confectionery and Candy Store. Pretty much have everything you could ever want and oh so delicious. Do yourself a favor and stop by while on the... More 

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